Few wedding moments are more touching than the Father Daughter dances. The best father daughter dances will have all the right elements: It’s something sweet and meaningful that’s great to dance to. But finding the perfect choice among all the father-daughter dance songs out there can be tricky. You’re looking to encapsulate the special relationship you share with you dad—and let’s face it, there are a lot of songs that start out endearing but quickly take a turn for the awkward once it becomes clear the lyrics are about a different kind of relationship.

Below is our list of our tried and true Father Daughter Dance songs compiled from hundreds of weddings we perform at every year.

  • I Loved Her First – Heartland
  • My Little Girl (from My Friend Flicka) – Tim McGraw
  • My Girl – The Temptations
  • Butterfly Kisses – Bob Carlisle
  • What A Wonderful World – Louis Armstrong
  • My Wish – Rascal Flatts
  • Cinderella – Steven Curtis Chapman
  • The Way You Look Tonight – Frank Sinatra
  • In My Life – The Beatles
  • Father and Daughter – Paul Simon
  • Walk With You – Edwin McCain
  • Over the Rainbow – Israel Kamakawiwo’ole
  • Because You Loved Me – Céline Dion
  • Unforgettable (Duet with Nat “King” Cole) – 2000 Digital Remaster – Nat King Cole
  • Isn’t She Lovely – Stevie Wonder
  • Just Fishin’ – Trace Adkins
  • Dance with My Father – Radio Version – Luther Vandross
  • Landslide – Fleetwood Mac
  • Daughters – John Mayer
  • It Won’t Be Like This for Long – Darius Rucker

Listen to the songs below via our Spotify playlist.

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